A game of “Cat and Mouse”! A chase! A battle! This heartwarming poem describes a fun-filled visit with Grandpa. Students can practice imitation and narrator skills, as well as build on their imagination and negotiation skills. We have also included some recommended step-by-step delivery ideas to help you turn the poem into a full lesson.
Grandpa Journal: Grades K-1
Grandpa Journal: Grades 2-4
Grandpa Journal: Grades 5-6
To maximize student achievement, download this drama journal for students to use as reflection or formative assessment. For each poem, we have created a corresponding journal page for your students. A drama journal allows participants to reflect on their learning and artistic growth (metacognition). It also allows you, the teacher, to see how students are using the drama vocabulary, thinking about big ideas, and perceiving their own strengths and weaknesses.